HWT: Supported Research

Hazard Services – Probabilistic Hazard Information Experiment

Dates: March 20–24, 2017, April 3–7, 2017, April 17–21, 2017

Funding organization/program:

  • GSD Cooperative Institute
  • OWAQ USWRP

Principal investigators and affiliations:

  • Alyssa Bates (CIMMS/WDTD)
  • Tracy Hansen (GSD)
  • Joe James (Univ. of Akron)
  • Kim Klockow (UCAR)
  • Jim LaDue (WDTD)
  • Chen Ling (Univ. of Akron)
  • Kevin Manross (GSD)
  • Tiffany Meyer (CIMMS/NSSL)
  • Greg Stumpf (CIMMS/MDL)

Prototype – Probabilistic Hazard Information Experiment

Dates: May 8–12, 2017, May 22–26, 2017, June 5–9, 2017

Funding organization/program:

  • OWAQ USWRP

Principal investigators and affiliations:

  • Kodi Berry (CIMMS/NSSL)
  • Kristin Calhoun (CIMMS/NSSL)
  • James Correia, Jr. (CIMMS/SPC)
  • Alan Gerard (NSSL)
  • Joe James (Univ. of Akron)
  • Chris Karstens (CIMMS/NSSL)
  • Kim Klockow (UCAR)
  • Daphne LaDue (CAPS)
  • Chen Ling (Univ. of Akron
  • Tiffany Meyer (CIMMS/NSSL)
  • Holly Obermeier (CIMMS/NSSL)
  • Shaddya Sanders (Howard University)
  • Cassandra Shivers (Howard University)
  • Jonathan Wolfe (NWS Charleston, WV)

GOES-16 / Joint Polar Satellite Studies Convective Applications Experiment

Dates:June 19–23, 2017, June 26–30, 2017, July 10–14, 2017, July 17–21, 2017

Funding organization/program:

  • GOES-R Program Office
  • JPSS Program Office

Principal investigators and affiliations:

  • Michael Bowlan (CIMMS/SPC)
  • Kristin Calhoun (CIMMS/NSSL)
  • John Cintineo (CIMSS/ Univ of Wisconsin)
  • Jack Dostalek (CIRA)
  • Antonia Gambacorta (STC)
  • Gabe Garfield (CIMSS/NWS Norman, OK)
  • Bill Line (NWS Pueblo, CO)
  • Tiffany Meyer (CIMMS/NSSL)
  • Holly Obermeier (CIMMS/NSSL)
  • Bob Rabin (NSSL)
  • Justin Sieglaff (CIMSS/ Univ. of Wisconsin)
  • Nadia Smith (STC)
  • Geoffrey Stano (SPORT)
  • Ashley Wheeler (STC)
  • Kris White (NWS Huntsville, AL / SPORT)
  • Brad Zavodsky (SPORT)

Convection-Permitting Ensemble Forecast System for Prediction of Extreme Weather

Dates: September 1, 2015–August 31, 2017

Funding organization/program:

  • OWAQ

Principal investigators and affiliations:

  • Glen Romine (UCAR)
  • Michael Coniglio (CIMMS, NOAA/OAR/NSSL)

Developing and Evaluating GSI-based EnKF-Variational Hybrid Data Assimilation for NCEP NAMRR to Improve Convection-Allowing Hazardous Weather

Dates: September 1, 2015–August 31, 2017

Funding organization/program:

  • OWAQ

Principal investigators and affiliations:

  • Xuguang Wang (University of Oklahoma)

Improving Initial Conditions and their Perturbations through Ensemble-Based Data Assimilation for Optimized Storm-Scale Ensemble Prediction in Support of HWT Severe

Dates: September 1, 2015–August 31, 2017

Funding organization/program:

  • OWAQ

Principal investigators and affiliations:

  • Ming Xue (University of Oklahoma)

Information Extraction and Verification of Convection-Allowing Models for Severe Hail Forecasting

Dates: September 1, 2015–August 31, 2017

Funding organization/program:

  • OWAQ

Principal investigators and affiliations:

  • Israel Jirak (NOAA/NWS/SPC)

HWT Infrastructure Support

Dates: January 1, 2017–December 31, 2017

Funding organization/program:

  • OWAQ

Principal investigators and affiliations:

  • Lans Rothfusz (NOAA/OAR/National Severe Storms Laboratory)

Science Support Proposal for the Joint Technology Transfer Initiative

Dates: January 1, 2016–December 31, 2017

Funding organization/program:

  • OWAQ

Principal investigators and affiliations:

  • Lans Rothfusz (NOAA/OAR/National Severe Storms Laboratory)
  • Alan Gerard (NOAA/OAR/National Severe Storms Laboratory)